The H&F response to the Grenfell Tower fire

Please click here to be redirected to the LBHF website. The response covers the following points: Cladding passes safety checks, Letters to residents, Window panels to be replaced at Charecroft Estate, Fire patrols, Sprinklers, Listening to residents, Families being housed in H&F, Grenfell Tower Response Team,High-rise fire safety in H&F,Fire Brigade advice – are you…

New funds for future of H&F theatres and arts groups

Theatres and arts groups in Hammersmith & Fulham will share in an £8.6million funding boost over the next four years. Arts Council England has pledged annual grants to six centres until 2022, giving financial security into the future. Two of the biggest beneficiaries are the Bush and Lyric theatres, which are both financially supported by…

The Brackenbury Parklet is finally here!

Brackenbury Residents Association welcomes the initiative from London Borough of Hammersmith to install a ‘Parklet’ in the centre of Brackenbury. The Parklet is proving a popular place to meet –  particularly when the weather is good. Being near our local deli we now have something of a pavement cafe, a highway safety feature, and a…

Improving Lyric Square Ahead of 2017 Summer Celebrations

Work has begun giving Hammersmith’s Lyric Square a facelift ahead of this year’s summer activities. H&F Council says the limestone paved surface is being ‘grit blasted’ with a machine that will give it a deep clean while also improving the surface texture. The work will last for approximately four weeks and requires small areas of…

Kings Mall shopping centre artists’ studio

KM Residency is the name that has been given to the former toiletries and cosmetics store in Kings Mall, which is for the time being home to six artists at work. The collaboration between Hammersmith & Fulham Council, Kings Mall and Hammersmith London has seen the vacant space handed over to young artists to enable them…

Badge Saying ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ Now Available

A new badge helping to make travelling easier for Londoners who find it difficult to stand is now available. The blue Please Offer Me a Seat badge is available to disabled passengers and those with hidden conditions, illnesses and injuries, to help them find a seat on public transport. The badge and card can be…

Last chance for Residents to register to vote

H&F Council is reminding local residents that, with only weeks to go until the snap General Election on June 8, to make sure they are registered to vote. The deadline is 22 May. If you are not currently registered or recently moved into the borough, it’s important that you register now. If you are unsure…

Ravenscourt Park Paddling Pool Opens for Summer

The very popular Ravenscourt Park paddling pool, at the southern end of the park close to Hammersmith’s King Street and Ravenscourt Park tube station, was recently refurbished at a cost of £25,000, with repairs to the pipework and surfaces. Kids can also bring along their buckets and spades as the adjoining sand play area is…